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Hotel Conde de Penalba

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Calle El Conde 111 Esq. Arzobispo Merino | Colonial Zone, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (Zona Colonial)
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Ranked #22 of 74 hotels in Santo Domingo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013
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    5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Houston, Texas
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55 reviews 55 reviews
14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

We stayed here one night on our way into the country, then two nights on our way out of the country. The staff was extremely friendly, helpful, and spoke multiple languages. They gave us advice where to go, how to get there, and what places to visit. If you ask, they'll call an inexpensive taxi for you! We had an... More

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Miami, Florida
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

This hotel is very clean with a 24 hour reception and private security. The staff are very knowledgeable and the cafe downstairs is quite continental. The building is well managed and the location is fantastic. There is a DR tour center a few doors down; Hard Rock; Segafreddo; public plaza and oldest church in the Western Hemisphere. The rooms are... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Best thing in this hotel is staff - special thanks to Nury Martinez who arranged transportation from airport to hotel and helped us to get the large top floor corner room with balcony. Any question or special request we had during our stay, she was always ready to help us. -A&J-

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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34 reviews 34 reviews
31 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

This seems to be a nice if very basic little hotel in many ways...in a perfect location right on Christopher Columbus Park. The attached restaurant, indoors or outdoor on the plaza has pretty good food from what we can tell among the limited things we have tried, and seems to be a central gathering point. So the good news is... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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84 reviews 84 reviews
57 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

Santo Domingo is very lovely city and I like very much. This hotel is in the good party and bar location but more designe for budget tourist. We stayed other hotel earlier, and second week we found this hotel got good reviews here so we tried. When we arrived they lost our booking and said they are fully booked. We... More

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Willemstad, Curacao
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80 reviews 80 reviews
53 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

I had room 402 who is a little bit more expensive but it is the room has a balcony and the greatest view. Spacious and two double beds. It has airco, cable tv and a minibar. The bathroom was nice and had warm water. Staff was very friendly and always enjoy to talk to you and give you information. they... More

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Key West, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

This classic and historic hotel occupies the absolute best location within the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo - directly across from the park and cathedral. The first floor of this hotel is a restaurant that joins a very popular outdoor cafe. All of the staff are attentive and friendly. I would recommend one of the larger double rooms - 2... More

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San Francisco
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

The hotel is located on a corner in Plaza Colon right across from the cathedral and within blocks of all the sites to see in the Zona Colonial. The hotel staff were very friendly and kind. The room we stayed in, room 302, was magnificent. A large room with two large beds and a beautiful balcony. The space was very... More

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012 via mobile

As the title says, this is a cute, but little, hotel. The first night when I arrived I was given an inside room, with no external windows and barely any space to move. However, the second day I was told I could move to another room with a view for only $5 more. Without thinking twice I took the upgrade;... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

We stayed at this hotel for a few nights at the beginning of June. We were in the large room 302 with 2 queen beds and a balcony. I thought this hotel was great. Communication via email with hotel was prompt and clear regarding reservations. Perfect location. Nice, clean rooms. Cold drinking water available in common area. Convenient restaurant. Beautiful... More

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Address: Calle El Conde 111 Esq. Arzobispo Merino | Colonial Zone, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Santo Domingo Province > Santo Domingo > Zona Colonial
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Conde de Penalba 3*
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Our Hotel, of colonial architecture, is located in the heart of the Colonial City. Right across from the magnificent First Cathedral of America and Christopher Columbus Park. We are within walking distance of the most visited museums and colonial monuments of the XVI century, making us the most privileged hotel in the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo. ... more   less 
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